Cars banned at Old Venetian Port of Chania in Crete as of April 23

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Cars banned at Old Venetian Port of Chania in Crete as of April 23The port was built in the 14th century by the island's Venetian rulers, who also built a breakwater to protect it from the wind

Cretan authorities have permanently banned the use of cars at the Old Venetian Port of Chania, on the west of the island, following a proposal by the Municipal Port Fund, ANA reports.

The year-round ban will go into effect on April 23 (Monday) and will exempt supply trucks (max. weight 5 tons) from 07:00 and 09:00 on a daily basis. Special conditions will be set for taxis, vehicles carrying people with disabilities, horse-drawn carriages and bicycles.

Parking will also be prohibited along the whole length of the Venetian harbor, as well as in Katechaki Square, east and west of the Old Customs House.

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